Friday, September 20, 2019

Front Five - 20.09.19

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.

It's finally here!
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upcoming rugby on Irish TV

Only two of the back-line have played at the Rugby World Cup before, scrum-half Conor Murray and out-half Jonathan Sexton featured at the 2011 and 2015 tournaments.

 ...with Ireland up next in Pool A a week tomorrow and Scotland lying in wait in the final group game, anything else but a win here would be disastrous. 

Simon Lewis - Irish Examiner

(RTE will) have the opening ceremony...the opening game between Japan and Russia; all of Ireland’s pool games; the eight knockout stage matches; and, um, France v Tonga. 

Gavin Cooney -

Stuart Lancaster’s son, Dan, gets the opportunity to start at fly-half having come through the club’s academy structure.

"If you give them a bit of time and space they’ll do a bit of damage. We’ll look at how we want to play the game tactically and eliminate that threat."

Duncan Smith - The Scotsman

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP

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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019